Category: Horse Tips

How To Introduce a New Horse to Your Herd

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As you grow your farm over the years, you’ll be welcoming new livestock into the barn from time to time. The good news for horse owners is that horses are naturally social animals that usually prefer to be part of a herd. However, that doesn’t mean you can just plop a new horse into your… Read more »

7 Grooming Tips for a Healthy & Beautiful Horse

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How often do you take a shower? Brush your hair? Brush your teeth? Hopefully everyday (or at least a few times a week). Keeping up with personal hygiene is important for staying healthy and feeling good in your skin. Well, the same goes for your horse. The only difference is that horses aren’t too great… Read more »

The Dangers Fall Leaves Can Pose for Your Horse

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Fall is a beautiful time of year, especially when you’re living on a farm or pasture. The changing leaves create stunning, vibrant landscapes, and the crisp temperatures are perfect for apple picking and horseback riding. If you own horses though, you also need to consider what the fall season means for your animals. You may… Read more »

Tips for Calming an Anxious Horse

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Just like humans or any other animal, horses sometimes experience anxiety. There are a lot of reasons your horse may feel stressed or nervous, such as a new environment, sudden noise or other sensation, unfamiliar person, or even a new object in their path. As their handler and loving owner, it falls to you to… Read more »

The Do’s and Don’ts of Competing in a Costume Class with Your Horse

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Halloween is just around the corner, which means riders and owners are getting ready to celebrate with their horses! There are a lot of opportunities to get festive with your horse at holiday barn parties, when the trick-or-treaters come around, and in seasonal costume classes. If you and your horse are planning on getting spooky… Read more »

Horse Body Language 101

Everybody knows that when a cat arches its back and sticks its tail straight up in the air, it’s feeling angry or threatened. You’re probably also very familiar with the fact that a dog who is panting, wagging his tail, and has his front paws out and butt in the air is ready to play…. Read more »

Exploring Four Horse Fence Options

A good fence will keep your horses safe and secure, and give them defined areas to eat, exercise and socialize. Not all fences are created equal, though. Which type of fence should you use? Here’s our handy guide to horse fence options: Wood is the most traditional option for fencing. It’s one of the most… Read more »

Tips for Riding Your Horse Alone

A solo ride can be a great way to bond with your horse, relax and let your cares slip away. Unfortunately, it can also be dangerous. Accidents happen, so make sure to follow these tips for riding your horse alone: Make sure someone knows where you’re going Leave a note at the barn or call… Read more »

Build a Horse Barn or Board Your Horses?

To build your own horse barn, or to board your horses—that is the question. It’s a tough choice, but we’re here to help you weigh the benefits of building a horse barn vs. boarding your horses. When should you board? Here are two good reasons: You don’t have enough space to build a barn on… Read more »

Four Ways to Be Green with Your Horses

Going green isn’t just good for the environment; it’s also healthier for your horse and better for your wallet. Read on for a few easy ways to go green with your horses. Buy thoughtfully When choosing green products for your horse, consider the product’s ingredients, as well as how it’s packaged and how it’s made…. Read more »